POPLAR BLUFF MAN TO BE SENTENCED IN NOVEMBER ON AMMUNITION CHARGE
A Poplar Bluff man will be sentenced in November after pleading guilty to an ammunition charge.
Officials with the United States Attorney’s Office tell KWOC News that 40 year old Shawn Del Daggett has pled guilty to one felony count of possession of ammunition by a convicted felon.
During a search of Daggett’s residence last December, officers located over twenty rounds of various types of ammunition.
Daggett has prior felony convictions for unlawful use of a weapon by exhibiting in Butler County and manufacturing a controlled substance in Wayne County, and is prohibited from possessing ammunition.
Officials say that Daggett agreed to accept a sentence of 110 months imprisonment as a part of a plea agreement. Daggett’s sentencing is set for November 18th.
FALL JOB FAIR SET FOR THIS WEEK
A Job Fair has been scheduled for this week in Poplar Bluff.
According to the Butler County Community Resource Council, the fall job fair will be held from 10 am to 3 on Thursday at the Bess Activity Center on the campus of Three Rivers College.
Additional information is available on the Butler County Community Resource Council Facebook page.
TEMPORARY BYPASS TO BE SET UP IN CARTER COUNTY
Officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation tell KWOC News that contractor crews will be replacing multiple culverts on Route Y in Carter County.
Due to the construction, traffic will be utilizing a temporary bypass that will have a 12-foot width restriction. Officials say the work zone will be located from County Road 146 to County Road 147.
Weather permitting, work will take place from 7 am to 7:30 pm daily through Tuesday, October 1st.
HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL
A heat advisory is in effect for Northeast Arkansas and the Missouri bootheel.
According to the National Weather Service in Memphis, heat index readings of 105 degrees or greater are forecast for the afternoon and early evening hours today and tomorrow.
Officials say the advisory will be in effect through 8 pm Wednesday.
For the rest of southeast Missouri, heat index values are expected to reach over 100 degrees today, however a large area of showers and thunderstorms is expected to move southeast through the area this afternoon, so the impacts from the heat and humidity should be relatively short-lived today.
POPLAR BLUFF POLICE TRYING TO IDENTIFY SUSPECTS IN SEPARATE INVESTIGATIONS
Police in Poplar Bluff are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in two separate investigations.
According to the Poplar Bluff Police Department, detectives are trying to identify a male who is suspected of using a stolen credit card on July 31st at Rhodes 101.
In the second investigation, on August 15th, a suspect broke into the Lemonade House Grill and stole money from the cash register.
We have videos of each of the suspects available on the KWOC Facebook page.
If you have any information on either of the suspect’s identities, contact the Poplar Bluff Police Department at 573-785-5776.
WOMAN ARRESTED ON FELONY DRUG CHARGE IN WAYNE COUNTY
Authorities in Wayne County have arrested a Tennessee woman on a felony drug charge.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 34 year old Melissa Crawford, of Hollow Rock, Tennessee, was taken into custody Monday evening on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
She was also arrested on a charge of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
Following the arrest, Crawford was held at the Wayne County Jail.
SCOUTING SIGN UPS TO BE HELD TONIGHT IN POPLAR BLUFF
Parents will be able to register their children to join the scouts tonight in Poplar Bluff.
A sign up event for Poplar Bluff Troops of both the Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA will be held at 6 pm tonight at the Poplar Bluff Junior High School.
Both boys and girls in Kindergarten through 12th grade can sign up during the event.
For more information, contact Mike Dineen at 573-778-7687.